Malted Milk Donuts | Teak & Thyme

Malted Milk Donuts with Meringue Kisses

  • Author: Gail Ng
  • Prep Time: 40 minutes
  • Cook Time: 10 minutes
  • Total Time: 50 minutes
  • Yield: 12 donuts 1x
  • Category: Desserts
  • Method: Baking


Recipe for baked malted milk donuts topped with malted meringue kisses and dipped in a malted milk glaze using Ovaltine or Horlicks




300g all-purpose flour

1 1/2 tsp baking powder

1/2 tsp baking soda

1 tsp salt

2 large eggs, room temperature

120g brown sugar

2 tbsp malted milk powder (i.e. Ovaltine or Horlicks)

1 cup (8 oz) milk

1/4 cup (65g) unsalted butter, melted & cooled

1 tbsp vanilla extract


180g icing sugar

1 tbsp malted milk powder (i.e. Ovaltine or Horlicks)

pinch of salt

1/2 tsp of vanilla extract

1 tbsp milk



  1. Preheat oven to 350F.
  2. Spray donut pan with non-stick cooking spray or butter.
  3. In a medium bowl, whisk flour, baking powder, baking soda, and salt together.
  4. In a separate bowl, whisk together egg, brown sugar, malted milk powder, and milk together until smooth.
  5. Add melted butter and vanilla, mix until combined.
  6. Pour wet ingredients over the flour mixture and mix until just combined. Do not over mix.
  7. Transfer batter into a piping bag. Snip off the tip of the bag.
  8. Pipe batter into donut pan until mold is 3/4 full.
  9. Bake for 8-10 minutes or until edges of donuts are golden brown.
  10. Remove from oven and allow to cool in pan for 3-5 minutes before transferring to a cooling rack to cool completely.


  1. Whisk all ingredients together until smooth and creamy.
  2. Add additional powdered sugar or milk 1 tablespoon at a time to create a thicker or thinner consistency, as desired.
  3. Dip donuts into glaze about halfway and let any excess drip off.
  4. Place donuts on cooling rack and top with malted cocoa meringue kisses before the glaze completely sets.

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